When to apply to Wesleyan's Psychology Honors Society:

Submit application after winter break.

Applications are due on Friday, March 15, 2024 by 4:00pm.
Please email completed application to: Secretary, Nina Jakobson.

Psi Chi Application

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Membership Information

Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology. Membership is open to psychology BA/MA graduate and undergraduate students, provided they meet certain standards required by Psi Chi and the Association of College Honor Societies (a governing body for college honor societies).

Membership in Psi Chi is an earned honor which lasts for life. A permanent record of your membership is preserved at the Psi Chi International Office and may be used for reference purposes in job and graduate school applications. The Psi Chi international membership fee is $55, and arrangements to become a member are made by contacting any of the Wesleyan chapter officers listed below. This one-time fee is for lifetime membership, a certificate suitable for framing, and a membership card.

When you are inducted into Psi Chi, you become eligible to wear the Psi Chi honor cord, medal, key pins, and other insignia. A quarterly Psi Chi newsletter is sent to each chapter for distribution to its members. Psi Chi members are eligible to present papers and posters at the national. regional, state, international, and local conventions. Members may participate in undergraduate and graduate research award competitions. The names of new members and activities of chapters are published in the newsletter and preserved for historical purposes.

Psi Chi at Wesleyan


The Wesleyan chapter of Psi Chi acts as a "majors group" to discuss psychology and graduate school, and to be actively involved in the psychology department events. We also distribute information about the psychology department and provide information about jobs and graduate schools in psychology.


Wesleyan Psi Chi Requirements

  1. Completion of at least 3 semesters of college coursework.
  2. Completion of 3 semesters of psychology.
  3. Registration for major or minor standing in psychology or for a program psychological in nature which is equivalent to such standings. All majors in psychology as well as psychology BA/MA graduate students are eligible for membership if they meet all other criteria.
  4. To be eligible, 9 semester hours of psychology credits must be completed and a minimum 3.0 GPA in those classes demonstrating superior scholarship in psychology is required.  All students must also be at least a second semester sophomore in classification to be eligible for membership.
  5. Ranking in the top 35% of their class in general scholarship across all courses.
  6. For BA/MA graduate students, an average of "B" or better in all graduate courses, including psychology.
  7. High standards of personal behavior.
  8. Two-thirds affirmative vote of those present at a regular meeting of the chapter.

To read more or visit other Psi Chi chapters, see the Psi Chi Honors Society website.


For further information about the Wesleyan chapter, email any of the officers.
Psi Chi Officers 2024:
Chapter President, Natalia Cruz-Vespa
Chapter Vice President, Gunter Haug-Pavlak
Chapter Secretary, Nina Jakobson
Chapter Treasurer, Alex Geula
Chapter Event Manager, Danielle Garten